Ooni of Ife (Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan) Biography, Net Worth, Wives, Cars And Houses

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Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan is the reigning Ooni of Ife, which is recognized as the birthplace of the Yoruba people. The traditional monarch took office in 2015, making him the 51st king to be crowned Ooni of Ife. In this article we will share some details about Ife’s veteran king, including information on his biography, net worth, wives, automobiles, and mansions in 2022.

Ooni of Ife Early Life And Biography

On October 17, 1974, at precisely 13:00 GMT, Oba Adeyeye was born into the Royal House of Giesi, Agbedegbede Compound in the ancestral home of Ile-Ife. His parents are Prince John Oluropo Ogunwusi and Princess Margaret Wuraola Sidikatu Abegbe Ogunwusi.

His birth was foreseen before he was conceived, according to history. Due of this, his grandfather gave him the name Adeyeye, which means “the crown befits the throne,” while his mother gave him the name Enitan. He is the third son and the fifth child of his father’s seven children. In the South-Western region of Nigeria, Aderope Ogunwusi was a seasoned radio and television presenter who worked from the middle of the 1980s to the early 21st century.

Full name Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan
Date of birth 17th October 1974
Net worth $70 million (est. 35 billion NGN)
State of origin Ile-Ife, Osun state
Occupation Ooni of Ife, Accountant, Businessman

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan Education

Subuola Memorial Nursery and Primary School in Ibadan was where he started his early education. Between 1985 and 1991, he completed his secondary schooling at Loyola College Ibadan. He then enrolled at the Polytechnic in Ibadan to study accounting.

The Ooni of Ife has a strong interest in education. He has many honorary doctorates, including one in law from Igbinedion University and one in public administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Ooni of Ife (Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan) Biography, Net Worth, Cars And Houses

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan Career

The Ooni of Ife was not always Oba Adeyeye Enitan. He had a strong reputation in the commercial and career spheres prior to taking the throne of a monarch.

He belongs to the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Additionally, he is a technician in associate accounting. Oba Ogunwusi is an Institute of Directors certified member. He belongs to the Global Real Estate Institute as well.

Through the Association for International Business (AIB), a global organization with over 200 member nations, he established and cultivated solid business contacts. With his vision and inventiveness, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi turned Inagbe Island, a secluded wilderness in Amuwo Odofin LGA, Lagos, into one of the top vacation areas in Nigeria. The multi-billion naira Inagbe Grand Resorts and Leisure, Lagos, Nigeria, was opened on December 13 and is the first of its kind in all of West Africa, bordered by the Lagos Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean.

A skilled business marketer is Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan. International corporations including Dohagro Allied, Global Apex, Olam, Clemco, Stallion Group, and Milan Group are among the ones he has traded for.

A real estate tycoon, too. With the intention of offering middle-class and lower-income earners access to exquisite homes at an affordable price, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ooni of Ife) established Essential Homes in January 2014. In addition, he has worked on multibillion naira projects in places like the Grand Lake Estate in Lagos, the Lakeview Park I and II Estates in Lekki, the current Golden Leaf Estate in Lafiaji, and the Jacob Mews Estate in Yaba, Lagos. He was the managing director and chief executive officer of Nigeria’s powerful Gran Imperio Group (GIG).

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan Coronation

After Oba Okunade Sijuwade passed away on July 28, 2015, in a hospital in London, Adeyeye Ogunwusi was chosen as the king-elect from among 21 candidates for the Ooni stool. On December 7, 2015, he was installed as the 51st Ooni of Ife in Ile-Enuwa Ife’s Square. Many luminaries from all walks of life attended the coronation, including Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president of Nigeria.

Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan Coronation

On the day of his coronation, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi pledged to bring about peace and prosperity during his reign. The Ooni visited the Alaafin on January 17, 2016, ending a 79-year rivalry between the Ife and Oyo thrones, the first time an Ife king had done so in eight decades. Since he began to rule, Ife has made several noteworthy and amazing advancements. He started a sizable cocoa farm with the goal of feeding the state’s many widows.

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan Net Worth

His estimated net worth of $32.2 billion puts him in the fourth position among Nigeria’s richest kings.

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan Wives

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan who recently took another wife, has married 7 women, out of which 5 are still with him.

Before ascending to the throne, in 2008, he wed Adebukola Bambota, his first wife.

He later married Olori Zainab Wuraola who walked away from her marriage to the Osun monarch. The Prophetess Silekunola Naomi was later wed by the Ooni.

She announced the dissolution of her marriage on Instagram less than a year ago. The Ooni wed Olori Mariam Anako from Ebira in Kogi State for a fourth time in September 2022.

In the weeks that followed, he quickly married Tobi Phillips and Ashley Adegoke.

The wedding between Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and Princess Aderonke Ademiluyi who happened to be the 7th wife took place on October 20, 2022 in Ile-Ife, Osun State.


Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan Cars

Oba Adeyeye Enitan enjoys driving high-end, exotic vehicles. Luxurious car models occupy his garage, which is worth millions of naira. Observe them here;

Rolls Royce Phantom

Two Rolls-Royce Phantoms are the proud possession of the shrewd king. His Rolls Royce Phantom is built of premium materials both inside and out.


It is more than 150 million. The Phantom has a powerful 563-hp twin-turbo V-12 engine that is mated to an eight-speed automated transmission and rear-wheel drive.

ooni of ife rolls royce

Bentley Mulsanne And Flying Spur

The Mulsanne and the Flying Spur are two opulent Bentley vehicles that belong to the Ooni of Ife. These two luxury vehicles cost more than $250 million.


Mercedes Benz S550

In 2018, we saw the purchase of Oba Adeyeye’s Mercedes Benz S550. Most politicians like the S550, but it appears the Ooni of Ife also enjoys driving the custom sedan. He spent around 54 million on the car.

ooni of ife Mercedes Benz S550

Ooni Of Ife’s Palace

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi resides in the White House, a multi-billion dollar residence.

Ooni Of Ife’s Palace